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Classics & Ancient History

Pliny: Letters

In this course Professor Christopher Whitton (University of Cambridge) explores Pliny’s Letters. In the first lecture we introduce Pliny, his political career and his literary output, and think about the idea of letters of literature. After that,...

10 lectures

1:59:12

Prof. Christopher Whitton

Cambridge University

Mathematics

Solving Equations I – Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics: Foundation Tier

In this course, Professor Keith Ball (University of Warwick) explores solving equations, covering Topics A17-A18 in the Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics Specification for Foundation Tier. In the first mini-lecture, we give an introduction to...

4 lectures

0:41:54

Prof. Keith Ball

Warwick University

Psychology

Sports Psychology – Personality in Sport

In this course, Dr Anthony Miller (Staffordshire University) explores the role that personality plays in sport and exercise. In the first lecture, we think about different ways to measure aspects of personality, understood as an enduring trait. In...

5 lectures

0:45:08

Dr Anthony Miller

Staffordshire University

Biology

Brain Imaging

In this course, Professor Karl Friston (University College London) discusses brain imaging. Brain imaging is a field that revolutionised neuroscience, since it is extremely powerful at detecting various functionalities of the brain, and especially...

4 lectures

0:47:07

Prof. Karl Friston

UCL

Psychology

Biopsychology – Brain Imaging Techniques

This course, by Dr Gaby Pfeifer (University of Southampton) explores some of the brain imaging techniques used in psychological and neuroscientific research. In the first lecture, we think about post-mortem examinations as an early and less...

4 lectures

0:35:11

Dr Gaby Pfeifer

Southampton University

Government & Politics

Political Philosophy – Neoliberalism

In this course, Dr Matt Dawson (University of Glasgow) explores the concept of neoliberalism in political philosophy and government policy up to the present day. In the first module, we put neoliberalism in context by first discussing its...

7 lectures

0:44:22

Dr Matt Dawson

Glasgow University

Psychology

Issues and Debates – Historical Debates

In this course, Dr Metodi Siromahov (University College London) explores some historic debates in psychology. In the first lecture, we think about the history of the free will versus determinism debate and the origins of psychological theory. In...

8 lectures

1:11:19

Dr Metodi Siromahov

UCL

Philosophy & Religious Studies

Messianic Prophecies

In this course, Dr James Carleton Paget (University of Cambridge) explores Messianic Prophecies in the context of the New Testament. In the first module, we introduce the function of scriptural proofs, and important citations in the Gospels of...

5 lectures

0:53:13

Dr James Carleton Paget

Cambridge University

Government & Politics

Pan-Africanism

In this course, Dr William Ackah (Birkbeck, University of London) explores Pan-Africanism across four key themes. In the first module, we consider how we might define Pan-Africanism, outlining its different manifestations, historical development,...

6 lectures

0:41:05

Dr William Ackah

Birkbeck College, London

Classics & Ancient History

Tacitus: The Death of Claudius (Annals 12)

In this course Professor Chris Whitton (University of Cambridge) explores Book 12 of Tacitus’ Annals. In the first lecture, we provide an introduction to Tacitus’ Annals itself, as a work of history and literature. The following three modules each...

6 lectures

1:17:28

Prof. Christopher Whitton

Cambridge University

Mathematics

Geometry and Measures: Properties and Constructions I – Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics: Foundation Tier

In this course, Professor Jason Lotay (University of Oxford) discusses topics G1-G6 in the Pearson Edexcel GCSE (9-1) Mathematics Specification for Foundation Tier. In the first mini-lecture, we cover the conventional terms and notations used in...

6 lectures

1:05:29

Prof. Jason Lotay

Oxford University

Psychology

Cross Modal Correspondence: Synaesthetic Marketing

In this course, Professor Charles Spence (University of Oxford) explores the concept of cross modal correspondence and how the senses can interrelate. In the first lecture, we think about sound symbolism in object and brand representation. In the...

5 lectures

0:51:41

Professor Charles Spence

Oxford University

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